Brooke allison, PSA Master Pastelist, PSWC, CLWAC
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Brooke Allison is a Master Pastelist with the Pastel Society of America, and an oil painter who has exhibited widely throughout the United States.  Her subject matter is the still life, portraiture, and landscape. She teaches at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center and gives national workshops in plein aire pastel and in still life.

She is a signature member of:  

  • The Pastel Society of the West Coast (California)
  • The Pastel Society of America, NYC, NY
  • The Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, NYC, NY
  • The Florida Artist’s Group
Pastel Society of Tampa Bay (newly formed)
 Brooke Allison


  • Pastel Society of America
    Master Pastelist 2009
    Degas Award, 2008
    Savoire Faire Award, 2007

    Southwest Pastel Society Award, 2005
  • The Pastel Society of the West Coast
    Winsor and Newton Award, 2002
    Marbo Bernard Award, 1999
    Accutype Award, 1994

  • Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club
    Professional Level Membership
    Richwood Art Institute Award, 2001
    The American Artist Award for painting, 1994
    Bronze Medal for Pastel/Graphics, 1993

  • The Catherine Lorillard Art Club Member’s Exhibition, Broome St. Gallery, NYC
    First Place, 2000

  • Midwest Pastel Society
    Award of Distinction, 1995

  • The Pastel Society of North Florida
    Award of Distinction, 1995

Museum Shows

  • Butler Institute of American Art with the Pastel Society of America, 2003
  • Jacksonville Museum of Art, 1998
  • Tampa Museum of Art, Undercurrent Overview, 1997

Books and Publications

  • Pure Color: The Best of Pastel, M. Bloomfield, North Light Publications, 2006
  • 200 Great Painting Ideas, C. Katchen, North Light Publications, 1998
  • American Artist Magazine, 1/2006
  • The Pastel Journal, 7/05 and 8/04
  • The Artist’s Magazine, 6/98

Collections include:

  • Walt Disney Corporation
  • Raymond James Financial Services
  • Barnett Bank
  • Central Florida Community College

Awards of Excellence and Distinction

  • Ocala Festival of the Arts
  • Mainsail Art Festival
  • St Augustine Art Festival

Brooke received her education from Shimer College, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the American Academy of Art.  She also took workshops with Albert Handell, Mary Beth McKenzie, Dan Gheno, and Burton Silverman.

Brooke Allison is listed in Who’s Who in America 2000-2009, Who’s Who in the World 2001, and Who’s Who in Education 2006.

She teaches pastel, oil, and drawing at the Dunedin Fine Art Center in Dunedin, FL and gives workshops in pastel and oil painting. For information on classes and workshops at the Dunedin Fine Arts Center, call 727-298-3322 or e-mail at


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